Program Officer II

Program Officer II

Jhpiego - John Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD, United States

Overview

Program Officer will work in close collaboration with the Southern Africa Senior Program Manager to support the country teams in southern Africa: Lesotho, Eswatini and Namibia. This includes ensuring that good project management practices and tools are being used to stay on scope, schedule, budget in the region and for the countries supported; providing support to country and region as requested/needed by the country directors. Program Officer will also support quality improvement and assurance initiatives in the region and support countries in the region to win new business.

Responsibilities

  • Identify leads opportunities with country team and NPD liaison;
  • Serve as program lead for country proposals including providing budget inputs and developing illustrative workplans;
  • Provide input to program design;
  • Draft sections for proposals;
  • Liaise with GPO POs and country office PMs to plan for and monitor project scope, track and manage project management standards, and troubleshoot issues and delays
  • Coordinate development and submission of donor deliverables (reporting, continuing applications, etc.);
  • Serve as point of contact for donor communication and liaison for HBCU Global Health Consortium;
  • Manage two partner subawards and four subawards with HBCU Global Health Consortium, serving as point of contact and ensuring scope implemented on time and within budget;
  • Lead implementation of HOP funded initiatives with technical leads, including Behavioral Health, Afrehealth and HRH simulation;
  • Support countries to develop quality workplans and budgets;
  • Establish and run the routine monthly operations meetings;
  • Monitor sub-awards;
  • Track and manage project management standards for projects in countries;
  • Review/troubleshoot workplans and budgets;
  • Contribute to development of reports and appropriate review process, and ensure donor reports are completed and submitted on time;
  • Review and escalate quality concerns in countries (technical, project management, financial management, compliance);
  • Support countries’ communication needs;
  • Ensure knowledge management is maintained;
  • Present project achievements, management, and financial information through the Global Project reviews;
  • Report out internally on project accomplishments, including responding to NPD and GECO needs;
  • Ensure teams are complying with PM@Jhpiego (Jhpiego’s internal project management curricula requirements;
  • Present at all-staff meetings;
  • Respond to GECO needs;
  • Update Leadership Team reports on global projects;
  • Mentor countries on PM@Jhpiego tools;
  • Additional assignments as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in public health or related field;
  • Certified in PM@Jhpiego (Jhpiego’s internal project management curricula) or PMD Pro, or will be within 60 days of hire;
  • 5 years’ progressively responsible experience developing or implementing international health or development programs;
  • Successfully managing small to mediam sized public health projects (e.g., multiple partners, difficult donor relations, low in-country capacity) by at least 2 different types of donors, including one USG donor in multiple countries with experience:
    • Submitted high quality reports submitted on time to donors;
    • Managed partners as part of a consortium;
    • Developed, analyzed and reviewed budgets;
    • Analyzed expenses, variances, accruals, and pipelines;
    • Successfully started up a new project;
    • Successfully developed work plans;
    • Successfully closed out a project.
  • Knowledge of USG or other international donor rules and regulations;
  • Successfully supporting new program development for multiple proposals, including providing significant inputs to proposals as program lead such as budget inputs and writing sections of proposals;
  • Understanding of global health, and international development program/financial management principles, operations;
  • Experience supervising and mentoring staff preferred;
  • Strong capacity building skills: facilitating trainings, mentorship;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills: developing communication products (success stories, FB posts, briefs, PowerPoint presentations), writing skills, and presenting skills;
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making: identifying the problem; locating, gathering, and organizing relevant information; generating alternatives; choosing a solution; implementing the solution;
  • Strong teamwork skills: identifying team membership and role; establishing productive relationships; meeting team objectives; resolving conflicts;
  • Successfully dealing with challenging situations (HR, fraud, donor, etc.) including identifying issues and proactively working with team to resolve them;
  • Experience with Office 365;
  • Ability to travel up to 30% time.

Apply Now

Don't forget to mention IntJobs when applying.

Share this Job

© EuroJobsites 2020

EuroJobsites is a registered company number: 4694396 VAT number: GB 880 9055 04

Registered address: EuroJobsites Ltd, Unit 8, Kingsmill Business Park, Kingston Upon Thames, London, KT1 3GZ, United Kingdom

Newsletter | Recruit | Advertise | Privacy | Contact Us

© EuroJobsites 2020

EuroJobsites is a registered company number: 4694396 VAT number: GB 880 9055 04

Registered address: EuroJobsites Ltd, Unit 8, Kingsmill Business Park, Kingston Upon Thames, London, KT1 3GZ, United Kingdom

This website uses cookies to make your experience better. Continued use of this website means you accept our cookie policy.  Accept Cookies